Facebook had refused to report all the required information, despite multiple warnings, the CMA said, and it therefore considered the failure to comply deliberate. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP

Britain’s competition regulator has fined Facebook £50.5 million (€43 million) for breaching an order imposed during its investigation into the US soc(...)

Tobacco company Philip Morris International has taken control of the British inhaler company Vectura despite concerns from health charities.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Tobacco company Philip Morris International has taken control of the British inhaler company Vectura after winning over enough of its shareholders, de(...)

Dundee city council has been investigating how to tackle vehicle emissions for 10 years. Photograph: iStock

On the eastern side of Dundee’s V&A museum on a promenade that flanks the river Tay, two women with young children in buggies roll over a row of e(...)

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Britain’s competition authority said on Wednesday it was investigating whether Ryanair and British Airways had broken consumer law by failing to offer(...)

Facebook said it would fully cooperate with the CMA review. Photograph: Chris Delmas / AFP

Facebook will face an in-depth UK review of its $400 million purchase of GIF search engine Giphy after it skipped offering concessions to address anti(...)

Brands controlled by Flutter and Stars make up about 40 per cent of the UK’s online sports betting market. Photograph: Inpho

Competition authorities plan to review the £10 billion (€11.8 billion) merger between the two gambling groups Flutter, owner of Paddy Power, and Stars(...)

Earlier this month, Just Eat’s shareholders agreed to the all-stock deal valued at £6.2 billion.

Netherlands-based meal delivery company Takeaway. com said the expected timetable for its takeover of British rival Just Eat would be delayed by a wee(...)

An Amazon worker packs items at the Amazon Fulfilment Centre in Peterborough, east England.

Amazon’s purchase of a minority stake in UK food startup Deliveroo faces a British investigation in another sign of mounting antitrust scrutiny of US (...)

The 2018 figures include a contribution from Electric Picnic, held at Stradbally, Co Laois. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Denis Desmond’s Gaiety Investments shared in a dividend payout of £10.29 million (€11.59 million) from its UK-based joint venture with concert giant L(...)

Asda has 17 stores in the North. Photograph: PA Wire

Asda’s US owner has said it is “seriously considering” a stock market flotation for the UK supermarket after the chain’s deal to merge with rival Sain(...)

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